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The Beginning and End of Crib Season

I snagged my son’s crib off a listing on Craigslist. It was an Ikea one, simple but sturdy, and came with the mattress. All for $40. I stood in the Craigslist stranger’s garage, surrounded by other outgrown baby gear and two kids who rode their bikes in and out without much regard for who was […]

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Newborn Essentials

Newborn Essentials | #MustHaveMonday

Are you in the thick of the newborn FOG? Not sure how you’re gonna make it through the next DAY much less the next three months? We’ve got you, mama! Contributor Vivian Owen gives her recommendations for diapering, sleep, laundry, plus a cool mom hack on this #MustHaveMonday! **Sarasota Moms Blog Facebook Giveaway ended on […]

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The Sleep Struggle: Surviving Without Sleeping

New moms report that sleep is their number one struggle in the first year of parenting. It starts out with our precious angels growing in our bellies. We get so big and uncomfortable, waking up every hour to pee, that sleep is illusive. The truth is, though, we don’t know how good we had it […]

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The First Year Struggle: The New Mom Stressors

The First Year Struggle is Real  You are learning to be a parent. Your partner is learning to be a parent. And you’re both doing it on little to no sleep. People tell you the first year is hard but it doesn’t really sink in until you’re in the thick of it. What do first […]

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